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An essential work by the mysterious Wei Wu Wei.

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Overview

An essential work by the mysterious Wei Wu Wei.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591810148
  • Publisher: Sentient Publications
  • Publication date: 3/15/2004
  • Edition description: 2nd Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 203
  • Sales rank: 706,546
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.52 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Inscription v
To Each Reader vi
Preface xiii
Part I
1. Time and Space 2
2. The Pseudo-Problem of "Suffering" 3
3. The Will-Inference 4
I.4
II. Volition 4
III. Definition of Volition 5
IV. Observations 6
4. Saying It Simply 7
I.7
II.10
5. Geometrically Regarded 11
6. "I Am Not, but the Universe Is My Self" 13
Logical Analysis of This Intuition 13
7. Gone with the Mind 15
8. The Fasting of the Mind 16
9. Aren't We All? ... 17
I.17
II. Who Done It? 17
10. Utter Absence as Us 18
11. Echoes - I 20
The Positive Expression 21
Again 21
Definition of "Noumenal Living" 22
Hara-Kiri 22
Inseeing 22
12. The Cosmic Continuum 23
13. Past, Present and Future 24
14. Who Is There to Be Enlightened? 24
Dreamer, Awake! 25
15. Tathata 26
16. Seeing 26
I.26
II. Once More 27
17. The Logic beyond Logic 27
18. Is the Man-in-the-Moon in the Puddle? 29
19. Suggestions 30
Unborn and Undead 31
Comedy 31
Comment 31
20. The Mechanism of Appearance (As It May Be Conceived) 32
21. Hommage a Hui Neng 34
Replacement of Responsibility 34
22. To Hell with It All! 34
23. Echoes - II 35
All Said and Done 37
Part II
24. The Logic of Non-Logic 40
The Meaning of "Noumenon" 40
25. Living Without Tears 41
26. Why We Cannot Be 43
27. Transcendence and Immanence 43
28. Integral Seeing 44
29. Rumours - I 45
In Both Kinds of Dream 45
30. "Alive, Alive-O" 47
31. They Said It Was Simple 48
32. The Disappearance of Subject 50
33. Let's Talk It Over! 50
34. Non-objective Relation 53
Self-portrait 53
Portrait of You 53
35. "Where, Oh Where? ..." 54
I.54
II.55
36. Quod Erat Demonstrandum 57
37. I-I: This Universe Which We Are 57
38. As Long As ... 58
39. Practice? By Whom, on What? 59
40. Speaking of God ... 60
I.60
II.60
41. Rumours - II 62
You 62
Practice 63
Part III The Heart Sutra
42. Concerning the "Heart Sutra" 66
Section I66
Section II70
I. A Rendering of the Sutra of the Divine Inseeing Mind 72
II. In Technical Terms - I 78
III. The Burden of the Heart Sutra - I 81
IV. The Burden of the Heart Sutra - II 82
V. The Burden of the Heart Sutra - III 83
VI. The Burden of the Heart Sutra - IV 85
VII. The Burden of the Heart Sutra - V 87
VIII. Bodhisattvic Vision 89
IX. Omnipresence 91
Part IV
43. The Resolution of Duality 93
44. Shadows 94
45. Seeing, Seeing, Seeing ... 95
46. The Illusion of Enlightenment 96
47. Grammatically Speaking 96
48. Whose Mind? 99
49. In Technical Terms - II 100
The Apparent Mystery 100
I Am--but There Is No "I" 101
Definition of Non-objective Relation 101
50. Saying It Even More Simply 101
51. Disillusion 103
Identity 103
52. Let Us Do This ... 104
53. Seeing It Simply 109
54. The Essential Identity 113
I.113
II.115
55. Observations Concerning Causation 116
Only That Which Is Objective Can Be Bound 116
56. For Sile 119
I.119
II.120
57. The Golden Key 121
58. This and That 122
59. Who? 123
60. Presence and Absence 125
61. Self and Other 127
62. An I-Concept, Analytically 128
63. Causality or Indeterminacy? 129
64. Aria 131
Moderato 131
Forte 132
Fortissimo 132
65. Pseudo-Problems 133
I.133
II. Again 134
66. The Quest 135
67. Un-lost and Un-findable 136
68. The Ultimate Symbol 137
69. Enlightenment as Disappearance of Nescience 139
70. Apperceiving 140
Identity of Opposites 140
71. In Fine 142
Colophon: All It Is 143
Part V
72. Dialogues
I. The Pure Land 146
II. Indeterminacy 149
III. As Far as I Am Concerned 153
IV. The Monkey's Banana 157
V. Custard-Pies 163
VI. The Question 168
VII. Bodhisattvas and All 169
VIII. Seeing 173
IX. Non-Objective Relation 177
X. Words That Mean What They Say 181
XI. Who Was the Buddha? 188
Index 197
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    Posted July 26, 2004

    Open Secret

    His substantive interpretaion of the Heart Sutra--the epitome of Buddhist teachings--conveys the inexpressible truth of existence

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